Charming period property with versatile accommodation in a semi-rural location set in 4.89 acres.
Bourne Cottage is an attractive detached period family home set in delightful gardens and grounds with superb views across open fields, on the edge of the popular village of Hadlow. The well-proportioned living space is arranged over two floors, offering light and versatile accommodation ideal for family living, with a character feel combined with contemporary styling to great effect. The house sits in established west facing gardens and grounds which include a fantastic swimming pool with views to the rear over the adjoining countryside.
Also of note, is the planning permissions in place for the demolition of the existing rear conservatory and its replacement with an extended living room and orangery; the erection of a side extension; the repositioning of front door and porch, with associated changes to internal layout (Ref: 21/03241/FL) and for the construction of stables (Ref: 21/00085/FL)
Salient features include exposed wall and ceiling timbers, tiled flooring, lattice mullion windows, multi pane sash windows and attractive fireplaces.
The principal reception rooms provide excellent areas for family living and entertaining. The triple aspect sitting room has an attractive exposed brick fireplace with wood burning stove and doors opening onto the rear terrace. The adjoining conservatory has tiled flooring and direct access to the rear garden together with a delightful outlook over the grounds.
The triple aspect family room has a feature wood burning stove.
The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base units. Appliances include a 4 oven gas Aga, integral fridge and dishwasher. Tiled flooring continues from the kitchen to the spacious dining area which provides an excellent area for entertaining.
A side lobby has a door to the side terrace, a utility area with space for appliances, a cloakroom and a bank of fitted cupboards incorporating an additional integral fridge and freezer.
The dual aspect principal bedroom enjoys far reaching views to the rear and fitted wardrobes. There is a well-appointed and stylish en suite shower room.
The guest bedroom is accessed from a secondary staircase rising from the sitting room and has attractive views over the gardens and a well-appointed en suite bathroom.
There are three further bedrooms and a spacious shower room completing the accommodation.
The house is approached over a gravel drive providing ample parking for a number of cars and includes an electric car charging point.
The attractive landscaped gardens are a real feature of the property, predominantly laid to lawn with a paved terrace spanning the width and one side of the property, providing an ideal space for al fresco entertaining. The swimming pool with safety cover is a real feature and is heated via an air source heat pump.
Located in the rear garden is a fantastic home office, with power and light currently utlised as a home gym along with a separate pool house. There is a variety of plants including roses and hydrangeas, to the north side is a recreational area with shed and chicken coop. The remaining land is arranged as three paddocks.
In total the area amounts to about 4.89 acres.
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I think this is a superb family home, with space, land, pool and the convenience of a village and town within very close proximity so it's truly the best of both worlds!David JohnstonProperty agent